22nd June 2019 11:48:12 Hours
The Commander, Army Training Command (ARTRAC) and Director General Training, Major General T S Bangsajayah RWP RSP VSV USP ndu paid his maiden official visit to Sri Lanka Military Academy on 20th June 2019. The Commandant, Brigadier S K Eshwaran USP psc Hdmc, the Deputy Commandant, all Wing Heads and Academy staff warmly welcomed him at the ‘A’ gate. He laid a wreath at the Monument of Peace in tribute to the fallen.
19th June 2019 10:25:02 Hours
The Parents’ Day is organized with the purpose of giving parents and their family members an opportunity to witness their sons and daughters’ acquired/trained talents and skills. This time, Parents’ Day of Intake 87, 87B, 59 (V), 88, LADY 17 & 16 (V) was held on 17th June 2019 at Sri Lanka Military Academy. During the event, parents and their family members witnessed a Drill Display which showcased talents of foot and weapons drill, a demonstration of the Battle Confidence Course to display the skills of tactically technically crossing of obstacles and a Physical Training Display to exhibit the agility, flexibility, endurance, neuromuscular coordination performed by Officer Cadets. Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran, the Commandant graced this occasion as the Chief Guest while all Wing Heads, Officer Instructors and Other Rank Instructors attended the event. Also, the parents got an opportunity to talk to their course officers and other instructors while seeing the infrastructure facilities coming up at the Academy.
18th June 2019 11:30:46 Hours
Twenty-three lady and gentleman Officer Cadets of DE I/2019, who began their military training on 28th February 2019 received their course completion certificates at a special ceremony held at the new Auditorium of the HQ Complex on 15th June 2019. The Commandant, Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest while the Deputy Commandant, Wing Heads, Company Commanders and Course Officers also attended the event. The Chief Guest during his closing address appreciated the decision made by these trainees to join the Army and underscored professional behaviour, responsibilities of army officers, optimism, leadership and military acclimatization essential for career progression and personality development in their respective fields.
08th June 2019 11:16:48 Hours
The Officer Cadets staged “The Tombola Night 2019” at the Officer Cadets’ Mess on Friday, 7th June with the participation of Intake 87, 87B, 59(V), 88, Lady 17 and Lady 16 (V). The Commandant Brigadier S K Eshwaran graced the occasion as the Chief Guest along with Wing Heads and other faculty members.
03rd June 2019 12:44:57 Hours
The Inter-Company Sports Meet of the year 2019 was held at the Polo Grounds, Diyatalawa on 01st June 2019 with the participation of Intake 87, 87B, 59 (V), 88, Lady 17, Lady 16 (V) and DE. The Commandant, Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran declared the Sports Meet open as the Chief Guest and all other wing heads, officers and Other Ranks of the Academy graced the occasion.
20th May 2019 10:10:39 Hours
The Annual Boxing Meet of the Sri Lanka Military Academy was held on Friday, 17th May 2019 at the Academy Gymnasium. Officer Cadets of Intakes 87, 87B, 59(V), Lady 17 and Lady 16(V) contested for the championship of the Best Boxer in 13 weight categories for men and women; 52 kg fly weight, 56 kg bantam weight, 60 kg light weight, 64 kg light welter weight, 69 kg welter weight, 75 kg Middle weight, 81 kg light heavy weight and 91 kg heavy weight for the men and 48 kg light fly weight, 51 kg fly weight, 54 kg bantam weight, 57 kg feather weight and 60 kg light weight for the women.
07th May 2019 11:16:37 Hours
The 120th Drill Instructor course at the Sri Lanka Military Academy commenced on 6th May 2019 and the Opening Address was made by the Commandant of the academy, Brigadier S K Eshwaran. There were 141 NCOs representing all regiments of the Army, who will follow a comprehensive drill instructor course during next three months. In delivering the opening address, the commandant welcomed all participants and wished them all the very best.
06th May 2019 15:08:10 Hours
Nine officers of Intake 2 who were trained at the then ATC (current SLMA) visited Diyatalawa on 4th May 2019 in celebrating their 50th anniversary. Six of their wives also accompanied them.
29th April 2019 19:54:40 Hours
The passing out parade of Drill Instructor Course no 119 was held on 27th April 2019 at the Sri Lanka Military Academy. Brigadier S K Eshwaran USP psc Hdmc, the Commandant of the institute graced the occasion as the Chief Guest with all Wing Heads and a cross section of officers and other ranks from all Wings. 81 SNCOs and NCOs representing 20 regiments of the Army including four from the Sri Lanka Police and one from the Civil Security Department received Drill Instructor badges from the Chief Guest.
22nd April 2019 15:51:12 Hours
The flagship of motorsports in Sri Lanka, Fox Hill Supercross was held on 21st April 2019 at Diyatalawa Fox Hill circuit for the twenty-seventh consecutive year. The event was organized by the Sri Lanka Military Academy in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Army Motorsports Committee and Sri Lanka Automobile Sports and Federation of Motorcycle Sports in Sri Lanka. Over 300 drivers and riders competed for the championships in sixteen car and motorcycle events. As such, the event attracted a large volume of motorsports enthusiasts from all over the country.